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Thank you! 

Thank you for joining us for our annual Juneteenth event! 

We want to thank those who came out and participated to make our celebration such a wonderful success! 

To see our video footage of the event and to see a list of those who participated check out the links and video at the bottom of the page!

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WHAT IS JUNETEENTH? 

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EVENT  ITINERARY

Below is the itinerary for the Savannah African Art Museum's Juneteenth Celebration on June 19, 2021 from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Below is the itinerary for the Savannah African Art Museum's Juneteenth Celebration on June 19, 2021 from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Featuring DJ Larry Mack​

12 pm 

Welcoming Introduction with... 

SAAM Executive Director Billie Stultz

SAAM Education Coordinator Lisa Jackson

Invocation by Reverend Da'Henri Thurmond from St. Paul CME Church

Libation by SAAM Docent and Ghanaian Chief Connie Williams

  1  pm 

Community and History 

Interactive Storytelling Experience with Kat Robertson (Part 1)

The Slam Team: A DEEP Program Spoken Word Performance
Tracing your Roots Tips and Resources by the Bull Street Library

Rest with Honor Savannah Initiative, with Initiative Founder Lauri Lyons

 2 pm 

Hands on Activities

African Beading Demonstration with Connie Williams

Interactive Storytelling Experience with Kat Robertson (Part 2)

 3 pm 

Closing Hour: Taste of Africa and Movement 

A Taste of Africa: Mini sample tastings of West African dishes

African Dance and Zumba with Instructor Mai Evans

Closing remarks

Thank you to everyone who participated in this event! 

Invocation by Rev Da’Henri Thurmond, Sr. Pastor of St Paul CME Church

https://www.thepaulsavannah.org/

 

Libation, Beading Demo Facilitator & Taste of Africa Contributor - Connie Williams
 https://www.facebook.com/savannanaturals/

 

Visual Storyteller Facilitator, Kat Robertson 

https://www.lightoftruthalovejourney.com/

 

Spoken Word by The Slam Team of Deep Center
https://www.deepcenter.org/

 

Tracing Your Roots, Tips & Resources by Bull Street Library –
Kaye Kole Genealogy & Local History Room
https://liveoakpl.org/locations/bullstreet#s-lg-box-wrapper-24130270

 

Encouragement & Resources for 2021/2022 School Year
Savannah-Chatham County Public School System (SCCPSS) - https://www.sccpss.com

 

Lauri Lyons, Speaker and Founder of the Rest with Honor Savannah Initiative

http://www.restwithhonorproject.org/

 

William Kwamena-Poh, Ghanaian Fine Artist based in City Market, Savannah

https://www.williamkfineart.net/

 

Children’s Literacy Program, Book Nation of Dreamers

https://www.booknationofdreamers.com/

 

Resources by Winn Army Community Hospital, Child and Family Behavioral Health System (CAFBHS) https://winn.tricare.mil/Health-Services/Mental-Health-Substance-Abuse/Behavioral-Health/Child-and-Family-Behavioral-Health

 

Resources by The African-American Health Information & Resource Center (AAHIRC)
https://www.sjchs.org/why-sjchs/community-outreach/AAHIRC

 

Voter Registration by NAACP, Savannah http://www.savnaacp.com/NAACP_SAVANNAH/Welcome.html

 

Pin Point/Gullah Geechee History by Pin Point Heritage Museum

https://www.chsgeorgia.org/PHM

Mayor Van Johnson

https://www.savannahga.gov/388/Office-of-the-Mayor

Zumba Experience by Mai Evans

 

Music - DJ Larry Mack

Docents

Anita Jordan

Robin Fey

Lynne Winters

 

Board Members

Barbara Essig
Ron Flagg

 

Volunteers

Tina Brown

Tana Flagg

Saliou Diallo

Taste of Africa Contributor, Obi Nwosisi

Taste of Africa Contributor, Chike and Georgia Cole

​Taste of Africa Contributor, and Videographer, Natasha Matalanga
 

Organizers

Billie Stultz and Lisa Jackson